Down by the River (and New York Harbor)

July 3, 2009 at 1:28 am Leave a comment

Jelly’s Pool Parties will run through Aug. 30 in East River State Park in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The entrance is at Kent Avenue and North Eighth Street; gates open at 2 p.m. and admission is free. Information:

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The Beach at Governors Island series runs through October. Information:

New York Water Taxi operates ferries to Governors Island; round-trip fare is included in the ticket price. There are also free municipal ferries, but service ends before many concerts are over. Transit information: or

Seaport Music will run through Aug. 14 on Pier 17 at the South Street Seaport, Fulton and South Streets, Lower Manhattan. Shows are free and begin at 6 p.m. Information:

Here is the schedule through July at all locations:


SEAPORT MUSIC Here We Go Magic and Bachelorette.

Next Friday

SEAPORT MUSIC The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Zaza and Ribbons.

July 11

BEACH AT GOVERNORS ISLAND Dark Star Orchestra, Keller Williams, Pete Francis and Barefoot Truth, 6:30 p.m.; gates open, 4:30 p.m. $40 in advance, $45 on July 11, $75 for V.I.P. ticket, which includes seating by the stage.

July 12

POOL PARTIES Mission of Burma, [********], Ponytail and Jemina Pearl.

BEACH AT GOVERNORS ISLAND Free family events. At 3 p.m. “A Tribute to Maurice Sendak,” with Rachel Trachtenburg’s Homemade World, a band; and the Beach Animals, a puppet group. From 4 to 7 p.m., music provided by DJ kHZ.

July 17

SEAPORT MUSIC Superchunk and Versus.

July 18

BEACH AT GOVERNORS ISLAND Free family events. At 10 a.m., “The Tony Kids Jamboree,” with jugglers, music and arts activities (also July 26, same time). From 2 to 6 p.m., music by DJ Erik the Red and DJ DRM. From 7 p.m. to 2 a.m., music by DJ Rich Medina and DJ Brian Coxx; $5 round trip transportation.

July 19

POOL PARTIES Dirty Projectors, Magnolia Electric Company and White Denim.

BEACH AT GOVERNORS ISLAND Tragedy with the School of Rock All-Stars and the Rodney Speed Experience, 2 p.m.; free.

July 24

SEAPORT MUSIC Black Moth Super Rainbow, Blank Dogs and Dan Friel.

July 25

BEACH AT GOVERNORS ISLAND The Beatards, 2 p.m.; free. DJ Ruben Toro, 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.; $5 roundtrip transportation.

July 26

POOL PARTIES And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead, the Black Lips, Health and Grupo Fantasma.

BEACH AT GOVERNORS ISLAND Turntables on the Hudson, with DJs and ticket prices to be announced, 3 p.m. to midnight.

July 31

SEAPORT MUSIC Polvo and Obits.

 New York  Times


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